27 May 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT United States
U.S. state senate votes to make gun permit reports illegal
International Press Institute
Louisiana's Senate has voted in favour of a bill which would make it illegal for journalists to report on concealed handgun permits in Louisiana under a proposed law that appears headed to the state's governor for signing. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Democratic Republic of Congo
Censorship reigns in areas controlled by Congolese rebel group
Reporters Without Borders
Français

South Sudan
Groups demand full investigation into killing of protesters in South Sudan
Human Rights Watch


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Colombia
In Colombia, criminal gangs pose new press threat
Committee to Protect Journalists
Español

Mexico
Mexican reporter describes flaws in safety protection offered to journalists
Reporters Without Borders
Español


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Azerbaijan
Azeri government removes key clauses from draft defamation bill
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety

Turkey
Charges against Turkish intellectuals must be dropped, group says
International Publishers' Association


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Bahrain
Bahraini activist threatened with murder has gone missing
Bahrain Center for Human Rights

Bahrain
Joint appeal to U.N. protests torture of detained rights defenders in Bahrain
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
عربي

United Arab Emirates
UAE issues 43 deportation orders to striking workers
Human Rights Watch

 

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